Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for SIEM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SIEM over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
England > South East
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 238 297 336
Rank change year-on-year +59 +39 -42
Permanent jobs citing SIEM 298 261 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.22% 0.92% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 1.01% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 203 237 160
South East median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £32,350
90th Percentile £80,000 £95,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,000
% change year-on-year - +3.45% -3.33%

SIEM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 22,012 25,961 27,868
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 90.26% 91.42% 90.27%
Number of salaries quoted 17,812 21,305 22,918
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

SIEM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing SIEM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SIEM in the South East.

Salary trend for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing SIEM in the South East over the 6 months to 7 December 2019.

Salary histogram for SIEM in the South East

SIEM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SIEM within the South East region over the 6 months to 7 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +78 106 £62,500 +13.64% 1
Thames Valley +6 91 £62,500 +8.70% 15
Berkshire +3 76 £62,500 +13.64% 11
Hampshire +27 75 £45,000 -18.18% 10
Buckinghamshire +20 14 £50,000 -16.67% 3
Kent -13 10 £55,000 +46.67% 2
West Sussex +17 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Sussex +1 8 £37,500 -37.50% 1
Middlesex -2 3 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire +15 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
SIEM
England

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT jobs citing SIEM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for SIEM.

1 155 (52.01%) Cybersecurity
2 134 (44.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 131 (43.96%) Information Security
4 100 (33.56%) Security Operations
5 99 (33.22%) Firewall
6 86 (28.86%) Security Cleared
7 83 (27.85%) Network Security
8 82 (27.52%) CISSP
9 72 (24.16%) Degree
10 61 (20.47%) Windows
11 60 (20.13%) CISM
12 58 (19.46%) Vulnerability Management
13 57 (19.13%) TOGAF
14 56 (18.79%) Penetration Testing
15 55 (18.46%) Cryptography
16 54 (18.12%) SABSA
17 51 (17.11%) GDPR
18 50 (16.78%) Security Architecture
18 50 (16.78%) SC Cleared
19 49 (16.44%) Incident Management
19 49 (16.44%) Threat Intelligence
20 47 (15.77%) Security Operations Centre
20 47 (15.77%) Linux
21 46 (15.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
21 46 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
22 43 (14.43%) Management Information System
23 41 (13.76%) Security Testing
24 40 (13.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
25 38 (12.75%) NIST
25 38 (12.75%) ITIL

SIEM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.34%) Apache
1 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (0.34%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.38%) AWS
1 22 (7.38%) Azure
2 7 (2.35%) SaaS
3 6 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (2.01%) IaaS
3 6 (2.01%) PaaS
4 5 (1.68%) Office 365
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.34%) GCP
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 99 (33.22%) Firewall
2 83 (27.85%) Network Security
3 33 (11.07%) Intrusion Detection
4 31 (10.40%) TCP/IP
5 19 (6.38%) DNS
6 17 (5.70%) VPN
7 11 (3.69%) SMTP
7 11 (3.69%) Wireless
8 9 (3.02%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (3.02%) WAN
8 9 (3.02%) Wireshark
9 8 (2.68%) LAN
10 6 (2.01%) DHCP
11 4 (1.34%) Cisco Firepower
11 4 (1.34%) VLAN
12 3 (1.01%) BGP
12 3 (1.01%) Internet
12 3 (1.01%) IPsec
12 3 (1.01%) Multicast
12 3 (1.01%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.34%) Maltego
2 3 (1.01%) MySQL
2 3 (1.01%) SQL Server
3 2 (0.67%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.34%) Big Data
4 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Metasploit
2 4 (1.34%) Burp Suite
3 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.34%) Hudson
3 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.34%) Vagrant
General
1 27 (9.06%) Public Sector
2 22 (7.38%) Finance
3 10 (3.36%) Games
4 6 (2.01%) Legal
5 4 (1.34%) Retail
6 3 (1.01%) Advertising
6 3 (1.01%) Local Government
7 2 (0.67%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.67%) Military
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
8 1 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 98 (32.89%) Analyst
2 66 (22.15%) Security Analyst
3 59 (19.80%) Consultant
4 52 (17.45%) Security Consultant
5 45 (15.10%) Security Engineer
6 42 (14.09%) SOC Analyst
7 34 (11.41%) Cybersecurity Consultant
8 31 (10.40%) Senior Analyst
9 30 (10.07%) Architect
10 23 (7.72%) Operations Analyst
10 23 (7.72%) Security Operations Analyst
11 22 (7.38%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 20 (6.71%) Security Architect
13 19 (6.38%) Senior Security Analyst
14 18 (6.04%) Security Specialist
15 17 (5.70%) Information Analyst
15 17 (5.70%) Information Security Analyst
15 17 (5.70%) Information Security Engineer
16 15 (5.03%) Head of Security
17 14 (4.70%) Information Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.70%) Regular Expression
2 2 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (0.67%) ModSecurity
3 1 (0.34%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.34%) Ajax
3 1 (0.34%) CSS
3 1 (0.34%) HTML
3 1 (0.34%) jQuery
3 1 (0.34%) Laravel
3 1 (0.34%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (0.34%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 47 (15.77%) Security Operations Centre
2 46 (15.44%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (14.43%) Management Information System
4 31 (10.40%) PKI
5 24 (8.05%) Data Protection Act
6 16 (5.37%) Cyberthreat
7 15 (5.03%) Cyberattack
8 14 (4.70%) Cyber Defence
8 14 (4.70%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (2.01%) Data Centre
10 5 (1.68%) Cybercrime
11 4 (1.34%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 3 (1.01%) Clustering
12 3 (1.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 2 (0.67%) BYOD
13 2 (0.67%) Driving Licence
13 2 (0.67%) iPhone
13 2 (0.67%) NHS
13 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
13 2 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 61 (20.47%) Windows
2 47 (15.77%) Linux
3 18 (6.04%) Unix
4 7 (2.35%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.01%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.67%) Debian
8 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (52.01%) Cybersecurity
2 131 (43.96%) Information Security
3 100 (33.56%) Security Operations
4 58 (19.46%) Vulnerability Management
5 57 (19.13%) TOGAF
6 56 (18.79%) Penetration Testing
7 55 (18.46%) Cryptography
8 54 (18.12%) SABSA
9 50 (16.78%) Security Architecture
10 49 (16.44%) Incident Management
10 49 (16.44%) Threat Intelligence
11 46 (15.44%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
12 41 (13.76%) Security Testing
13 40 (13.42%) Vulnerability Scanning
14 38 (12.75%) ITIL
15 33 (11.07%) OWASP
15 33 (11.07%) Service Delivery
16 31 (10.40%) Enterprise Architecture
17 30 (10.07%) Identity Access Management
17 30 (10.07%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.36%) Python
2 8 (2.68%) SQL
3 7 (2.35%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.01%) Ruby
5 4 (1.34%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.01%) Java
7 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.67%) C++
8 1 (0.34%) C
8 1 (0.34%) Go
8 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.34%) PHP
Qualifications
1 86 (28.86%) Security Cleared
2 82 (27.52%) CISSP
3 72 (24.16%) Degree
4 60 (20.13%) CISM
5 50 (16.78%) SC Cleared
6 28 (9.40%) GIAC
7 26 (8.72%) Master's Degree
8 18 (6.04%) DV Cleared
9 16 (5.37%) CESG Certified Professional
9 16 (5.37%) CREST Certified
10 14 (4.70%) SANS
11 13 (4.36%) CEH
11 13 (4.36%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (3.36%) CISA
12 10 (3.36%) GSEC
13 9 (3.02%) TOGAF Certification
14 8 (2.68%) CCNA
14 8 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (2.68%) GCIH
15 7 (2.35%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (44.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 51 (17.11%) GDPR
3 38 (12.75%) NIST
4 36 (12.08%) PCI DSS
5 32 (10.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 22 (7.38%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 16 (5.37%) SLA
8 12 (4.03%) Cyber Essentials
9 10 (3.36%) JSP 440
9 10 (3.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (2.35%) COBIT
11 6 (2.01%) COSO
12 4 (1.34%) GPG13
13 2 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.67%) NCSC
14 1 (0.34%) IASME
14 1 (0.34%) RMADS
System Software
1 4 (1.34%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.01%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.01%) Snort
3 2 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (8.39%) QRadar
2 20 (6.71%) Nessus
3 9 (3.02%) Nmap
4 5 (1.68%) OpenVAS
5 4 (1.34%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.34%) SCCM
6 3 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.01%) Nagios
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.67%) Kibana
7 2 (0.67%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.67%) logstash
7 2 (0.67%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.34%) Ansible
8 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.34%) Puppet
8 1 (0.34%) Salt
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 32 (10.74%) LogRhythm
2 30 (10.07%) Cisco
3 28 (9.40%) Splunk
4 25 (8.39%) ArcSight
5 22 (7.38%) Microsoft
6 18 (6.04%) CheckPoint
7 12 (4.03%) Fortinet
8 11 (3.69%) AlienVault
8 11 (3.69%) McAfee
9 7 (2.35%) Dell
9 7 (2.35%) SolarWinds
10 6 (2.01%) IBM
10 6 (2.01%) VMware
11 5 (1.68%) Forcepoint
11 5 (1.68%) Juniper
12 4 (1.34%) Centrify
12 4 (1.34%) Qualys
13 3 (1.01%) Blue Coat
13 3 (1.01%) Citrix
13 3 (1.01%) EMC